Combined, this power can change the world. Weconomy is your guidebook to the greatest evolution in business since the assembly line. Chair and ceo of kpmg “weconomy is an indispensable handbook for anyone who sees the need to improve the world, who wants to retain and engage employees — or simply has a mandate to drive profitability.
Jane francisco, good housekeeping "as global citizens, editor in chief, it is important that we all decide how we can help build a better future for everyone who inhabits this planet. A planet we must come to realize we all share. In the weconomy, not only entertaining and insightful stories, Marc and Craig share, Holly, but top tips on how, both personally and professionally, we can work together to achieve just that.
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If you’re in sales, unleash the power of purpose to inspire customers to be passionate brand ambassadors. Chamber of commerce and ceo of allstate “is it possible to merge purpose with work? Yes! WEconomy inspires us to channel our diverse backgrounds, experiences, and talents into serving causes that really matter to us and our communities.
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Unblinded: One Man’s Courageous Journey Through Darkness to Sight
Unblinded is the true story of new yorker Kevin Coughlin, who became blind at age thirty-six due to a rare genetic disorder known as Leber's Hereditary Optic Neuropathy. Twenty years later, without medical intervention, Kevin's sight miraculously started to return. Unblinded follows Kevin's descent into darkness, and his unexplained reemergence to sight.
He is the only known person in the world who has experienced a spontaneous, non-medically assisted, regeneration of the optic nerve.
Our 50-State Border Crisis: How the Mexican Border Fuels the Drug Epidemic Across America
New york times bestsellerfrom one of america's most prominent philanthropists, an eye-opening, myth-busting new perspective on the crisis at the U. S. Mexico border. Border with mexico and now a sheriff in Illinois, these are intimately connected. Fueled by failing border policies and lawlessness in Mexico and Central America, drugs are pouring over the nation's southern border in record quantities, turning Americans into addicts and migrants into drug mules--and killing us in record numbers.
Politicians talk about a border crisis and an opioid crisis as separate issues. To buffett, a landowner on the U. S. Mexican cartels have grown astonishingly powerful by exploiting both the gaps in our border security strategy and the desperation of migrants--all while profiting enormously off America's growing addiction to drugs.
The solution isn't a wall. In this groundbreaking book, and bi-partisan approach to fighting cartels, strengthening our national security, effective, Buffett outlines a realistic, and tackling the roots of the chaos below the border. Ineffective border policies not only put residents in border states like Texas and Arizona in harm's way, they put American lives in states like Oregon, Pennsylvania, and Vermont at risk.
Howard G. Buffett has seen first-hand the devastating impact of cheap Mexican heroin and other opiate cocktails across America.
Subscribed: Why the Subscription Model Will Be Your Company's Future - and What to Do About It
Simply put, the world is shifting from products to services. But how do you turn customers into subscribers? As the CEO of the world's largest subscription management platform, Tien Tzuo has helped hundreds of companies transition from relying on individual sales to building customer-centric, recurring-revenue businesses.
This may require reinventing substantial parts of your company, from your accounting practices to your entire IT architecture, but the payoff can be enormous. His core message in subscribed is simple: Ready or not, excited or terrified, you need to adapt to the Subscription Economy -- or risk being left behind.
Tzuo shows how to use subscriptions to build lucrative, ongoing one-on-one relationships with your customers. Today's consumers prefer the advantages of access over the hassles of maintenance, Eleven James, to clothing Stitch Fix, to razor blades and makeup Dollar Shave Club, from transportation Uber, Surf Air, Birchbox.
A usa today bestseller! companies like Netflix, Spotify, and Salesforce are just the tip of the iceberg for the subscription model. A happy subscriber base is the ultimate economic moat. The real transformation--and the real opportunity--is just beginning. Subscription companies are growing nine times faster than the S&P 500
. Just look at the case studies: * Adobe transitions from selling enterprise software licenses to offering cloud-based solutions for a flat monthly fee, and quadruples its valuation.
Pick Three: You Can Have It All Just Not Every Day
We can’t have it all every day, and that’s okay, Randi reminds us. We can’t do it all every day, she contends, and trying to do so only leaves us frustrated and feeling inadequate. Fitness. Pick three is her much-needed guide to learning to embrace the well-lopsided life. Family. From entrepreneurs to professionals, busy parents to students, Randi can help everyone learn to reject the unrealistic burden of balance and enjoy success in their own lives—by picking the most important areas to focus on in any given day.
This practical handbook includes stories from randi’s career learning that there’s no such thing as a perfect balance—as well as insights and examples from other professionals at the top of the biggest businesses in Silicon Valley, new moms searching for permission to focus on family, including Arianna Huffington, and recent graduates convinced they should have it all under control, Laurie Hernandez, Reshma Saujani, and Brad Takei.
Friends. Randi zuckerberg doesn’t believe in being well-balanced. Sleep. We just need to learn to balance it all. Now, in this book, she expands on her philosophy and inspires others to follow her lead. Pick Three. In an increasingly demanding world, devote ourselves to work, stay fit, spend time with family, we’ve been told that we can do everything—maintain friendships, and get enough sleep.
Good Housekeeping Simple Cleaning Wisdom: 450 Easy Shortcuts for a Fresh & Tidy Home Simple Wisdom
Fast—and speed clean in the house in minutes . Good housekeeping simple cleaning wisdom reveals:“pillow talk” on choosing the right one, when to replace it, porch, and how to protect it against allergensHow to fix laundry disasters—including when colors from one garment bleed onto anotherThree mistakes that ruin woodPatio, and deck spruce ups, plus ideas to keep your grill sizzling hint: ditch the wire brushHow to put a stop to mold and mildewHow to freshen up a guest room .
. This room-by-room guide is jam-packed with time-saving advice, including information on hardworking Good Housekeeping Institute Lab-tested products. Hundreds of tricks and tips for taking care of everything from grease stains to kitchen odors, and carpet catastrophes will help you clean faster, tackle trouble spots, simplify big jobs, laundry mishaps, declutter more easily, and accomplish more in less time.
It features a must-have section on stain removal a perennial request from the magazine’s millions of readers as well as welcome advice on cleaning up after Fido and after the kids. This good housekeeping guide is so simple and smart it will make you want to clean! Get a sparkling home in a snap! Whether you’re a cleaning enthusiast or a procrastinator, you’re in luck, because no one knows how to keep a home fresh and tidy like the experts at Good Housekeeping.
Finding My Virginity: The New Autobiography
It’s also the story of branson’s evolution from hotshot entrepreneur to passionate philanthropist and public servant, via Virgin Unite’s environmental and health initiatives and through the Elders, a council of influential global leaders. Find out how branson did it for the first time—all over again.
But this book is much more than a series of business adventures. As he led virgin into the new millennium, and banking and into every corner of the globe—all while preserving its iconoclastic, Branson fearlessly expanded the brand into new categories such as mobile, fitness, media, scrappy spirit. Finding my virginity takes us behind the scenes of the incredible brains, heart, and sacrifices that have gone into making private spaceflight an imminent reality—even after the biggest crisis Branson has ever faced.
No challenge was too daunting, no opportunity too outlandish to pursue. And each new adventure started with five simple words: “Screw it, let’s do it. Now, fifty years after starting his first business, Branson shares the candid details of a lifetime of triumphs and failures and what he really thinks about his unique life and career.
Featuring a supporting cast that includes everyone from Bill Gates to Kate Moss, Nelson Mandela to Barack Obama, this is the gripping account of a man who will never stop reaching for the stars, in more ways than one. Twenty years after his iconic memoir Losing My Virginity, the world’s ultimate entrepreneur is back with the rest of the story.
Richard branson’s losing my virginity shared the outrageous tale of how he built Virgin from a student magazine into one of the greatest brands in history.
Five Stars: The Communication Secrets to Get from Good to Great
How airbnb’s founders follow a classic 3-part formula shared by successful Hollywood movies. Why you should speak in third-grade language to persuade adult listeners. As the nature of work changes, and technology carries things across the globe in a moment, communication skills become more valuable―not less.
. As the forces of globalization, automation, and artificial intelligence combine to disrupt every field, having a good idea isn’t good enough. This book is full of examples to help you get better at transporting your thoughts and emotions into the minds of other people. Adam grant, new york times bestselling author of give and Take, Originals, and Option B with Sheryl SandbergHow to master the art of persuasion―from the bestselling author of Talk Like TED.
Ideas don’t sell themselves. Five stars is a book to help you bridge the gap between mediocrity and exceptionality, and gain your competitive edge in the age of automation. In five stars, you will also learn: -The one skill billionaire Warren Buffett says will raise your value by 50 percent. Why your job might fall into a category where 75 percent or more of your income relies on your ability to sell your idea.
Communication is no longer a “soft” skill―it is the human edge that will make you unstoppable, irresistible, and irreplaceable―earning you that perfect rating, that fifth star. In five stars, carmine gallo, bestselling author of Talk Like TED, breaks down how to apply Aristotle’s formula of persuasion to inspire contemporary audiences.
As technology threatens to displace countless jobs and skills, the ability to communicate is becoming more important than ever.
Extraordinary Influence: How Great Leaders Bring Out the Best in Others
The age-old question for every leader—how do we bring out the best in those we lead? Anyone who has run a company, lead an army, raised a family, or coached a team struggles to find the key to help others excel and realize their potential. We inadvertently speak Words of Death. An approach that actually results in a better worker and a better person.
What if we could speak words of life that transform those under our influence and ignite fires of intrinsic motivation? What if those we lead found great purpose in what they do and worked at their jobs with all their heart? Isn’t that what leaders, parents and teachers really want? Ultimately, don’t we hope to foster intrinsic motivation so that the individuals we lead become better employees, better students or better athletes? Recent discoveries of brain science and the wisdom of top CEO’s that Dr.
It is surprising how often we resort to criticism vs. Tim irwin interviewed for this book give us the answers we’ve long sought. In most organizations, the methods used to provide feedback to employees such as performance appraisal or multi-rater feedback systems, in fact, accomplish the exact opposite of what we intend.
Brain science tells us that these methods tend to engage a natural “negativity bias” that is hardwired in us all. Science in recent years discovered that affirmation sets in motion huge positive changes in the brain. The most primitive part of the brain goes into hyper defense mode, compromising our performance, torpedoing our motivation and limiting access to our higher-order strengths.
How do we redirect employees who are out-of-line without engaging our natural “negativity bias?” Leaders must forever ban the term, “Constructive Criticism.
The CEO Next Door: The 4 Behaviors that Transform Ordinary People into World-Class Leaders
In fact, only 7 percent of ceos in the dataset are Ivy League graduates--and 8 percent didn't graduate from college at all. Based on this breakthrough study of the most successful people in business, Botelho and Powell offer career advice for everyone who aspires to get ahead. To become a ceo you need a flawless résumé.
Their groundbreaking research was the featured cover story in the May-June 2017 issue of Harvard Business Review. Powell overturn the myths about what it takes to get to the top and succeed. It reveals the common attributes and counterintuitive choices that set apart successful CEOs—lessons that we can apply to our own careers.
New york times bestsellerwall street journal bestsellerbased on an in-depth analysis of over 2, 000 hours of interviews, as well 13, 000 CEOs and C-suite executives, and two decades of experience advising CEOs and executive boards, 600 leaders drawn from a database of more than 17, Elena L. Botelho and Kim R.
Based on research insights illustrated by real life stories from ceos and boardrooms, they tell us how to: - Fast-track our career by deploying the career catapults used by those who get to the top quickly - Overcome the hidden handicaps to getting the job we want. The reality: 45 percent of CEO candidates had at least one major career blowup.
Avoid the 5 hazards that most commonly derail those promoted into a new role. What those who reach the top do share are four key behaviors that anyone can master: they are decisive; they are reliable, without exception; they adapt boldly, delivering what they promised when the promise it, and they engage with stakeholders without shying away from conflict.
Microtrends Squared: The New Small Forces Driving the Big Disruptions Today
His bestselling microtrends highlighted dozens of tiny, counterintuitive trends that have since come to fruition, from the explosion of internet dating to the recent split within the Republican Party. Microtrends squared makes sense of what is happening in the world today. Ten years after his bestseller Microtrends, politics, Mark Penn identifies the next wave of trends reshaping the future of business, and culture.
Mark penn has boldly argued that the future is not shaped by society’s broad forces but by quiet changes within narrow slices of the population. He pinpoints the unseen hand behind new power relationships that have emerged—as fringe voters and reactionary politics have found their revival, as online influencers overshadow traditional media, and as the gig economy continues to invade new swathes of industry.
Today, the world is in perplexing upheaval, and microtrends are more influential than ever. Offering a clear vision of the future of business, and culture, political and business leaders, Microtrends Squared is a must-read for innovators and entrepreneurs, politics, and for every curious reader looking to understand the wave of the future when it is just a ripple.
Through fifty new microtrends, Penn illuminates the shifts that are coming in the next decade. In this environment, Penn offers a necessary perspective. He speaks to the next wave of developments coming in technology, social movements, and even dating.